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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 20, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:23:34 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Powcox.a [Kaspersky], VBS/SevenC [McAfee]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Powcox@mm is a partially encrypted VBS worm that attempts to email itself to every recipient in the Microsoft Outlook address book. The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: heyy...
Attachment: Porn_pic.vbs

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 21, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 21, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 26, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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